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Missouri Ranks Third In U.S. For Healthcare Openness, Accessibility

Missouri was recently ranked third in the U.S. for healthcare openness and accessibility, according to a study by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Missouri ranked highly in flexibility with regard to ownership, business structure, and employment in the healthcare sector.

Missouri’s health innovation industry employs approximately 50,000 highly skilled individuals within more than 3,500 companies. And the state is home to the world’s first virtual care center, driven by the real-world expertise of our healthcare industry. Branded a “hospital without beds,” the Virtual Care Center provides remote support for intensive-care units, emergency rooms, physician’s offices, and even in patient’s homes.

Additionally, Missouri is home to some of the most prestigious hospitals, medical schools, and health companies in the world. 40 Missouri colleges and universities offer bachelor’s degrees or higher in biological or biomedical sciences.

For more information on Missouri’s health innovation industry check out our webpage, or contact Steve Johnson, CEO of Missouri Partnership, at 314.725.2688 or via our contact form. He will answer any questions you might have, and explain how Missouri Partnership can help with your business expansion and investment needs.

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